Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Manfred Changes Stance, Says He's "Not Confident" About MLB Season
The MLB commissioner admitted the stalled negotiations about a return to play have been “just a disaster for our game.”
Column Reax: Manfred's Comments Inflame Current Situation
The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal writes Manfred has "no choice" but to "strike a deal with the union and salvage the 2020 season."
NASCAR All-Star Race Leaving Charlotte For Only The Second Time
Meanwhile, sources said that NASCAR is considering moving numbers to the rear quarter panel of the car for next month's race.
Rose Bowl Faces Uncertain Financial Future Amid Pandemic Revenue Loss
Rose Bowl Operating Company CEO & GM Darryl Dunn said that the pandemic could result in as much as $20M in lost revenue.
Attorneys Seek NIL Damages In New Antitrust Lawsuit Against NCAA
The suit "seeks to cover athletes who played in any of the past four years and carry forward through the date of a final judgment."
Sabres Fire GM Jason Botterill, Promote Kevyn Adams To GM
Adams will now "help reconfigure a hockey department that's been overhauled twice since November 2013."
U.S. Open Of Surfing Canceled Due To Coronavirus Concerns
This will mark the first time the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing "will be wiped out from the sand and surf.”